LSCPA Allied Health and Sciences Building

Location Port Arthur, TX

Client Texas State University System (TSUS)

Services Construction Management, Project Management

Project Value $37 Million

Hill is providing project and construction management services to the Texas State University System (TSUS) for the construction of the new Allied Health and Sciences Building at Lamar State College Port Arthur (LSCPA).

The Allied Health and Sciences Building is envisioned as a state-of-the-art teaching and learning facility that will support the growth of LSCPA’s nursing, biology, and chemistry programs. The two-story, 56,000 GSF building will feature an “L” shape configuration that responds to its context on LSCPA’s campus. Other building features include classrooms and other learning spaces of multiple sizes to meet the needs of classes at different levels, clinical simulation spaces for nursing students, lab spaces, a faculty office suite, and student gathering space. The building’s comfortable, flexible, and functional spaces will support different types of learning experiences and campus events to best support the college’s students academically and socially. In addition, the first floor is elevated approximately four feet above grade. As this facility sits only blocks from the Texas Gulf Coast, this provides protection against flooding.

Outside, the new Allied Health building will feature a two-story trellis canopy. In addition to serving as a signature entry to the facility, this canopy will provide a much-needed plaza space for students and staff. Other exterior embellishments will include art, sculpture, landscaping, and a ground-level monument sign, helping establish the Allied Health and Sciences Building as a vibrant front door to the entire LSCPA campus experience.

The Hill project and construction management team is providing boots-on-the-ground support to TSUS for the entire project life cycle. Having managed design and leading procurement, Hill is supervising construction and providing cost, schedule, and quality controls to help promote the delivery of TSUS’s vision on time and within budget. Hill is also implementing rigorous safety and environmental controls to protect the student experience throughout the rest of LSCPA’s campus during construction. Following construction, Hill will support commissioning and closeout activities.